Phoenicia Hotel Beautiful Yet Daring Valentine Ad

This is the second brilliant video produced by Phoenicia Hotel in the past six months, first with the beautiful tribute to Beirut and now with this emotional, captivating and daring Valentine ad. It's a call to connect with your loved ones and embracing how people define love, whether it's between a father and his son, a lady and her dog, an old couple or even same-sex attraction in a hint to the often overlooked and…

Stunning Beirut Shot From Ski Slopes Causing Controversy: Fake or Real?

The picture above was shared few days ago by an amateur photographer on Instagram and shared by Live Love Beirut. Almost every comment is calling this picture fake and it does look photoshopped but the photographer took it to Instagram to show the picture is 100% real and shared RAW untouched/unedited. Here's how he explained it: So after posting my picture yesterday on the view of Beirut from the slopes, there was enough controversy on…

#Together_We_build_a_Nation: Proudly Taking Part in Annahar’s Special Issue

I'm honored to be one of the 250 guest writers who will be featured in Annahar's special issue that will be published tomorrow. The Editor-in-Chief for this special issue will be governor of Banque du Liban Dr. Riad Salameh and the theme is "working together hand in hand to build the Lebanon we all dream of". This is a great initiative by Annahar and will hopefully pave the way for many others to follow, and…

Awesome LOGI Video Raises Concerns On Proposed Oil & Gas Draft Laws

LOGI is an independent Lebanese NGO that's working hard to advocate for transparency in Lebanon's Oil & Gas Industry. I love their work and the follow-up and commitment they've shown and they're just launched a kickass campaign asking decision makers to stop passing laws that will dictate from now what we plan to do with revenues from oil and gas without putting first a national strategy and with out doing any public consultations. In other…
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Lebanese Army is Getting 32 New M2A2 Bradleys from US

2 weeks ago
The Lebanese Army will be receiving a total of 32 M2A2 Bradleys from the US army, as part of a larger US Military assistance program announced in 2017 that includes light attack helicopters and unmanned ...
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AUB President Clarifies Appearance in Makhzoumi Electoral Video

2 weeks ago
I was surprised to see LAU & AUB presidents featured in Fouad Makhzoumi‘s latest electoral video, as it looked like some sort of endorsement for the candidate. However, AUB president Fadlo R. Khuri clarified the ...
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Why I don’t Bother Going to Mzaar/Kfardebian on Weekends Anymore

2 weeks ago
Whether I’m planning to go ski, take my kid to play with the snow or go out with the family to have lunch, Kfardebian & Mzaar are always last on my list. I love it ...
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Teleferique is Retiring its Main Cable After 25 Years

2 weeks ago
Teleferique is closing for the next three weeks as they’re planning to replace their main cable with a brand new one after 25 years. The Teleferique was founded in 1965 and links Maameltein to Harissa. ...
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